James P. Bailey

Georgia Institute of Tehnology

ISyE 3833 Engineering Optimization Spring 2016, Fall 2015
  • Cotaught with Dr. Santanu Dey and Dr. George Nemhauser in the fall and spring respectively.
  • Worked with Georgia Tech faculty to develop smaller and more consistent courses for engineering optimization.
  • Taught two courses per semester for 25-30 students focusing on linear and integer programming. Specific emphasis included modeling of linear and integer programs, primal algorithms for simplex, sensitivity analysis and the branch and bound algorithm.
  • Used hands on approaches to engage students in the learning process including in class discussions, games, and competitions.
  • Designed homeworks to help students learn the Xpress optimization solver to solve and interpret the solutions for linear and integer programs.
ISyE 2028 Basic Statistical Methods Summer 2017, Summer 2015
  • Developed a lesson plan and taught courses for 62 and 69 students focusing on the approximation of population statistics, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals and simple and multivariate linear regression.
  • Wrote textbook consistent with lectures that also incorporated the usage of R statistical software for statistical analysis.
  • Arranged individualized projects for students to apply new-found knowledge to a topic relating to their interests and emphasize the importance of communicating results from hypothesis testing, confidence intervals and linear regression.
ISyE 3133 Engineering Optimization Summer 2013
  • Developed a lesson plan and taught a course for 73 students focused on linear, integer and dynamic programming with a minor emphasis on graph based algorithms and the stable marriage problem. Specific emphasis included modeling of linear and integer programs, primal/dual algorithms for simplex, sensitivity analysis and the branch and bound algorithm.
  • Wrote textbook for course that was distributed by tutors in the Georgia Tech tutoring center for several years after the course.
  • Designed homework to help students learn the GAMS mathematical programming language to solve and interpret the solutions for linear and integer programs.